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Is "MARATHON PETRO204172" fraud?

Written by Jemina Owen-Jones

May 18th, 2024

About "MARATHON PETRO204172"

Marathon Petroleum Corporation is a US-based oil refining, marketing, and pipeline transport company. It has been in business since 1887. The company provides a range of products in the energy sector, including but not limited to gasoline, distillates such as diesel fuel and jet fuel, propane, and heavy fuel oil. Marathon Petroleum also operates retail stores under various names, including Speedway, and supplies Marathon branded products to these and other retail operations.'
  • MARATHON: Name of the company or entity
  • PETRO: Likely refers to petroleum or a related industry
  • 204172: Unique identifier or reference number for the particular transaction
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